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Authenticity
genuine; reliable; true to its type.
cadence
a thythmic flow or pattern (as in poetry); the time or beat of the movement in dancing or marching
fallacies
misleading or false idea; mistaken reasoning
figurative
marked by special effort; dedicated; single minded; highly concentrated
metaphores
a figure of speech that contains an implied comparison
intensive
power;strength; force
hindrance
to make something unavoidable
adage
an old saying a proverb
passive
acted upon tather than acting; yielding without resistance; submissive
ultimate
last or final; base maximum; the final point; maximum level
turbulent
volently agitated disorderly stormy
somber
gloomy and sad; solemn and serious
denote
to be a sign of; go signify; to mean explicitly
necessitated
an action, person or thing that impedes; impediment; obstacle
reconcile
to bring together; to bring into harmony; to make friends again
Simile
A figure of speech that compares two unlike things using like or as.
irreducible
not capable of being made smaller or simpler
abrasive
a substance used for grinding; an irritnt; causing irritation
Allusion
an indirect reference; a passing mention
Potency
not literally true; using figures of speech